Mi TV Stick likely to be launched in India on August 5
After its smartphone division's meteoric success, Xiaomi has started to introduce a wide range of products into the Indian market. The company now sells everything ranging from laptops to electric screwdrivers in the country. Its range of smart TVs continue to dominate the entry-level segment, and now, Xiaomi is planning on releasing its Mi TV Stick in the country.
The information comes from the official Mi India Twitter handle, which posted an image of what appears to be a TV stick that 'makes things smart.' The Tweet redirects you to a landing page that says 'the fire your TV has been missing'; clearly, it is a dig Amazon's Fire TV Stick. Xiaomi will officially unveil the Mi TV Stick on August 5. The Indian version of the Mi TV Stick will likely come with Xiaomi's Patchwall software, the same one that powers the company's affordable smart TVs in the country.
The Mi TV Stick runs an ARM CPU with four Cortex-A53 cores, a Mali-450 GPU, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. It can stream content at up to 1080p and comes with a dedicated remote. We can expect to see popular video streaming apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, and Sony Liv pre-loaded on the Mi TV Stick. It's price will range between the INR 2,000 (US$27) to the INR 2,500 (US$34) mark.